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that of richard iii. >> let's go to london and speak to al jazeera. how and why did the scientists carry out these tests think that could be the skeleton of richard iii? >> it has been anymore -- an amazing piece of his tour ago detective work. the stories get -- go back 500 years. his body was slung over a horse from the bladder field -- from the battlefield, taken back to what became the city of leister -- leicester. there are all sorts of speculation about whether his body had been slung into a river by his enemies or whether it had been buried under a church. that is long since gone. it is now the social services, the local social services carpark. historians believe that there was this possibility that his skeleton may still be there. they started to excavate about a year ago. they have employed all the modern techniques that we are used to seeing in television dramas these days -- forensics, dna, carbon dating, and other ways in which they can establish that they have got their man, as it were. and they found a skeleton. they found the school. they found the injuries. they were able to
, based in london, has strongly denied doing anything illegal or immoral, and distressing how it helped zambia's economy. zambia sugar says between 2008 and 2012 capital allowances-they are used by governments around the world and nothing to do with tax avoidance. they invested around $240 million in zambian operations, creating jobs for 5000 people. action aid says that is not the whole story. they sent 1/3 of their pre-tax profits to tax havens, including a island in the netherlands. >> we think that is not run. 40 percent of zambian children are malnourished. the money the zambian government is not getting from zambia sugar means that is happening much harder. >> some experts say things will only change in developing countries get serious about taxes in general. >> not just global corporations, but all levels of society, from the prime minister and the president down. there are countries where large portions are not paying any tax. if you have a situation like that is difficult to expect a corporation, operating in that country, to pay taxes were other people are not. >> column on le
slightly cooler air. looking at a top temperature in london and paris of 6 degrees. it will not feel more at all. some of the unsettled water in europe -- unsettled weather still in europe. we will still see some rain in algeria through friday. the main system edging towards the east now. a few more showers in tunisia and into the northern parts of libya and towards egypt. for most of us in egypt, through friday, it should be dry. but you will notice the wind picking up. farther east, it's largely fine for many of us in the middle east. there's wet weather worki >> good to have you with us. the top stories. the latest pictures from tunisia showed a homecoming of the assassinated opposition leader and shokri belaid. the opposition and ruling party denied involvement in his murder. it has rejected the dissolution of parliament amount by the prime minister. a yearlong inquiry by australia 's top criminal investigation unit has found widespread doping and possible match fixing in. professional in it has also exposed links to organized crime and raise the possibility of match fixing. to syria,
sleeping pills before the london games. they say they took them during a bonding session before the games. the medication is not banned, but the aoc prohibits them from using them. >> in hindsight, a ridiculous have a and for that, i lot of progress. i do not feel like it affected my performance. my preparations continued on as per normal. >> heavy snow storms across central united states. it has spread from kansas across to illinois. snowplows were out early clearing roads. it has closed many airports and schools across the region. the storm will continue across hitting the northeast arm friday. the united nations has rejected thousands of compensation claims for deaths caused by the cholera outbreak in haiti. lawyers say it was caused by u.n. peacekeepers. our diplomatic editor reports from new york. >> for more than two years, the men had been investigating claims that their own peacekeepers started a cholera epidemic that has killed almost 8000 people and infected one in 16 haitians. the scientists have examined the case and they believe the evidence is overwhelming. these pictures sh
month alone. this is al-jazeera live from london. people are killed a suicide bomb on police headquarters in iraq. the egyptian protests of a man being beaten and why the story was changed again. the opposition leader of spain joined protests calling for the prime minister to quit over corruption. football couple -- oldest football club becomes the latest victim in the economic crisis. >> the president of syria has accused israel of trying to stabilize its country. the warning comes as new u.s. figures show the number of serious refugees rose by more than 25% last month. the president told state television the military is ready to confront any act of aggression by israel. this follows an air strike outside the capital of damascus on wednesday with the government has blamed on israel. the promise came as he met the head of a rob's and national security council. the theory of conflict has dominated high level talks at a security conference in germany. the defense minister of israel appears to confirm speculation that israeli forces were behind wednesday's attack near damascus.
sold for $45 million. a 1932 painting was auctioned by sotheby's in london. he met marie in london while still living with his first wife and she became known as the artists golden muse. the ancient roman city of pompeii already lies in ruins that was destroyed by a volcano almost 2000 years ago. all the world heritage site is under modern-day spread from corruption and neglect. now this report from pompeii. >> it seems human negligence is finishing what mount vesuvius started almost 2000 years ago. the ancient roman city was buried by a volcanic eruption in 7080 and is crumbling away. -- 780 falling due to mismanagement and corruption. entire houses have collapsed into piles of rubble. now the european unit and is stepping in for preservation of this world heritage site is left in ruins. on wednesday, but $150 million great pompeii project will be rolled out officially. the archaeological site will be in secured, during the plan will go up in smoke. correct the problem with pompeii is that it has always received emergency funding. it has been
're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up on the program -- thousands rally in tunisia in support of the government and against the the prime minister's plan to dissolve it. the search goes on but there's no trace of the meteorite that left a trail of destruction across central russia and the winner is, we'll be live from the berlin film festival with news of who's got the golden bear. thank you for joining us. a bomb targeting people shopping for vegetables has once again highlighted pakistan's deep sectarian tension. at least 60 have been killed in an explosion in the southwestern city of quetta. more than 200 were injured when a bomb exploded outside a market. police say it was aimed at the region's minority shia population. attacks in quetta have killed more than 200 in the past month. we have the latest from islamabad. what more do we know about this attack? >> hi, barbara. what we know is that this bomb, which went off in this market was very powerful bomb. it was an improvised explosive device
london. they can hear us here in spain but will take some time for this noise to reach london. the workers they feel can make sack cry tieses without giving them anything back. >> iberia is unprofitable being batted by spain's woeful economy and competition from low-cost carriers but they said the plan is just too dramatic and they are intending two more five-day strikes to drive that point home. >> top stories here, supporters of the president hugo chavez have been celebrating his return. he touched down in venezuela on monday. officials say he is being taken to a military hospital. a report by u.n. investigators has found new evidence of war crimes by both sides in syria. it has identified seven alleged massacres and want the international criminal court to investigate. striking staff from spain's iberia airlines fought with police as they tried to invade a terminal at the international airport. day one of five-day strike as the charle is planning to lay off staff. the israeli army used tear gas to break up a demonstration. it was in solidarityy. palestinians are in israeli
warm. next time some about 3 for london -- max temps fabout 3 for london and paris. , relatively quiet. some snow over the alpine regions. moscow, no higher than mine is 7 degrees -- than -7 degrees. fort more of a southerly parts of libya. for benghazi, a high of 23 degrees. in central parts of africa, some fairly heavy showers around the gulf of guinea, extending towards sierra leone and liberia. the heaviest of rain is certainly further south in africa, where we are expecting this tropical cyclone still to be exerting its influence across madagascar. some very heavy rain across south africa. 23 in ca >> hello. a reminder of the top stories on al jazeera. olympic star oscar pistorius is appearing in court for the second day of his bail hearing. is accused of murder. prosecutors told the court nonstop shouting was heard before his girlfriend was shot dead. bulgaria's cover him and has resigned after a wave of protests. -- bulgaria's government has resigned after a wave of protests. in neighboring greece, workers have walked out in a nationwide protest against wage cuts and high taxes.
experienced group reading aloud in a west london library. it is a weekly event. one of 300 groups organized across britain by the router res organization. everyone is welcome. the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. >> i feel that in the time i have been here, i have enjoyed myself. i have learned a lot about literature. i think i have developed as a person. >> it is more than just reading and talking about a book. it is about engaging with others in a social enterprise. she also reads in hospitals and prisons. she says the venue makes no difference. >> i think i have always known that reading is therapeutic. when people could not read, maybe there were less books around. people would sit around and read a story. >> another group, this one in london's mayfair neighborhood. >> 15 or 20 people sitting on a rug, gathering. with no other agenda than listening to a story -- it is a beautiful thing. >> the groups vary, but all provide a safe environment for talking. if topics straight into the awkward or too personal, the leader can return to the text -- stray into the awkward or too personal, th
behavior with other priests. let's go live to london as lawrence, our correspondent is there with more on this. the cardinal denies that there were allegations -- denied the allegations revolving around his stepping down. >> it is clearly serious. he was a cardinal, the most senior catholic in britain, he was due to go to a conclave to help to elect the next pope. he cannot do that now. it is the part of the reason the allegations came out at the time that they did. three priests and a former priest around st. andrews, that area of central scotland, making these abuse allegations against him to a sunday newspaper. he then did not turn up on sunday to mass in scotland, which is a first, the first time the conversation there found out that something was up. he spent the rest of sunday behind-the-scenes. he has come out and tendered his resignation. the vatican has been told about it and it has said that they will have a look at it. yet again because of his status in the church, it is yet more embarrassment and more allegations of abuse inside the catholic church. >> lawrence, reporting l
not necessarily help the cause. >> inside a small london shop, something rather peculiar is going on. and walnuts are meeting their doom and one by one. this is a hard edge of their battle against prostate cancer in the u.k. chris adams has the disease and is the trustee for the charity. >> there has been a significant increase in the awareness of prostate cancer. we have not cracked a walnut and yet, but we are working on it. >> smashing nuts may seem like an odd way to fight the disease, but so is growing a mustache or getting a 69-year-old grammy on board or dressing up in costumes to run yourself to exhaustion. these are always charities have chosen to get themselves notice. it is very business minded, and is working. >> they try to build an identity. they are trying to engage with you, so the same way charities are trying to engage with you in the same way. >> the success of a good campaign can skew the cancer funding landscape. pancreatic cancer and leukemia have similar incident rates, 8400 year for pancreatic and 8200 year for leukemia, but the latest figures show leukemia received nearly
sovereignty. i'm julie mcdonald. this is al-jazeera live from london. video of police stripping and beating a demonstrator fuels anger in egypt. syria's opposition tries to bring law and order to the streets of aleppo with a new police force. spain's prime minister denies receiving secret payments in a growing corruption scandal. and find out what drove a member of this japanese pop group to shave her head and apologize to her fans. welcome to the program. the french president francois hollande says his army will stay in mali until sovereignty is restored. he made the pledge on a triumphant trip to the country days after french troops ousted the rebels from the last of the three main northern cities they'd occupied. hollande got a hero's welcome visiting timbuktu. jackie is in timbuktu for us. not quite mission accomplished but it seems like hollande was welcomed, indeed. >> yes. francois hollande saw this as a mission of three stages to prevent the rebels from continuing their advance south, to recapture towns taken by the rebels and restore territorial integrity sovereignty to mali. the t
london date back to 1936. there were only a handful, only the rich could afford them. which is dangerous. >> much of the early televisions did not catch fire. -- but to the early televisions kept fire, -- caught fire -- much of the early televisions caught fire, they would overheat. >> many people listen to their radios for the coronation of queen elizabeth ii, but then the television craze really kicked off. caller i arrived in the 1960's and most of the world has never -- colors are arrived in the 1960's and most of the world has never looked back. >> we are determined as a group that what has come before should not be lost. >> he and his fellow enthusiasts are trying to get the old gear are trying to get the old gear up and
the country. >> all right, thank you for joining us there from london. in ireland, the government is about to be given a long awaited report into the so called magdalene laundry scandal. run by catholic nuns, it forced thousands of girls and women to work as slave labor under the pretense of offering them moral guidance. >> the buildings that hosted the magdalene laundries stand as monuments of religious and state sponsor brutality. in these places orders of catholic nuns carry out the greatest contra imaginable, taking in women on the pretext of looking after them and getting rich on their forced labor. places like this have had hundreds of girls and young women coming to work in the laundry. some might have been sent in disgrace because they became pregnant, others might have been orphans or babies. some were sent by the court for getting into trouble with the law. some were sent by their own parents. the thing they all had in common was the sense that they were here voluntarily, for their own moral good. >> this is the official form that accompanied margaret in at the age of two. look a
opposition politician. al jazeera, live from london. rockets hit any rainy and dissident camp near baghdad, reportedly killing six -- an iranian dissident camp near baghdad, reportedly killing six. obesity leads us to a city in united states. there is growing turmoil into knees. thousands of people rally on the street of the capital in show of support for the government -- tunisia. thousands of people rally on the streets of the capital in show of support for the government. the prime minister has threatened to resign if a technocratic government is not formed. >> on the capital's main thoroughfare, thousands gathered in support of tunisia' party. this is a warning for those who thought to dissolve the government. we are not afraid to go back to the streets. the moderate islamic enough a party one elections in 2011. a political murder of liberal opponent chokri belaid and the prime minister posta's decision to form a caretaker government of non-politicians in response has divided the country and the party. huge crowds turned out in support of opposition groups at friday posta funeral. .-
based in this london premises has strongly tied doing anything illegal or immoral and stresses how they have helped the economy and zambia. they say between 2008 and 2012, capital allowances but it did have to pay the corporation tax because the allowances are used by governments around the world and have nothing to do with tax avoidance. it highlights they invested $240 million of its operations, creating jobs for 5000 people. actually that's not the whole story. the firm sent a third of its pre-tax profits to offshore havens. >> we think this is not moral. one of the world's poorest companies -- poorest countries, the children are malnourished, and that is money the government is not getting and that means it's much harder. >> but the zambia sugar is not breaking any laws. things will change if they get serious about tax in general. >> is not just the global corporations, it's all levels of society from the prime minister and president down. there are countries where large portions are not paying taxes and it's difficult to expect a corporation operating in that country to pay ta
in the last year or so before the london olympics he said that incident changed its focus on life, that he had been partying too much and it caused him to refocus on his life in general. >> many thanks. let's take you live to pretoria. our correspondent is outside. are you at the courthouse in pretoria where he will make an appearance later or the police station? >> i am outside pretoria magistrate's court. the police station is not far away. he is now at a local hospital undergoing a medical exam. not known whether he's undulate -- under the influence. he will apply for bail. police have issued a statement. one policewoman said the police are surprised at allegations that it was perceived to be a burglar. those allegations did not come from police. police are investigating a case of murder and investigations are ongoing. his representative issa said that he thought it was an intruder and that's why he fired and his girlfriend, a model. people hearing better golden boy has shot someone in the early hours of this thursday morning. >> and is your friend is well known in south africa. >> she was
10 of 10 degrees in one -- balmy with temperatures of 10 degrees in paris and london. north africa, losing that chilly northwest winds they have had for quite some time. temperatures along the coast of algeria are rising a bit, further along the coast of libya temperatures of 17 for tripoli and benghazi. once again, showers around the gulf of guinea. legos, one or two downpours here. heavy rain, but the heaviest rain across africa is across parts of angola, extending into zambia. to mozambique and tanzania, also heavy downpours across madagascar, and across south africa some rain in the eastern cape. 26 in durban. >> top stories for this hour. oscar pistorius raced down after being formally charged in court for the murder of his -- breaks down after being formally charged in court or the murder of his girlfriend, charged with premeditated murder. demonstrations have been happening every friday in the mr province for the past two months. and russia's interior ministry says hundreds of people have been hurt after a meteor shot across the sky and exploded. ibo ran for cover after a h
. you're watching al-jazeera live from london. also coming up -- >> gunmen have kidnapped seven foreign workers in the northern states of nigeria. >> cousin marking its sixth birthday as an independent state. we talk about the challenges they face -- kosovo marking its sixth birthday. catholicse blesses for the first time since announcing his resignation. >> hello and thank you for joining us. the $1 million reward offered for the capture of a group carrying out a deadly attack in pakistan. more than 80 people killed in an explosion in a busy area. shias there, and those across pakistan, are demanding the government do more to stop the attacks. >> a strong message. stop the killing of shias. this is in response to saturday's bombing targeted a shia bazaar. they're giving them 48 hours to arrest the culprits before they take action. >> we want to register our protests. we demanded to noticed of the blasts. they need to find those responsible for such acts of terrorism. >> the group has claimed responsibility for this attack and another earlier this year. they're angry there not being pro
. >> palestinian authorities say arafat was tortured in detention. hello. this is al jazeera live from london. italians go to the polls. will these candidates garner enough to get a stable government? paul benedict the 16th reassures programs that he is not abandoning the roman catholic church. what change will this bring? >> we need to go now. >> will it be "argo" tonight at the oscars? welcome to the program. death by torture. that is what the palestinian government says arafat's jaradat died during an israeli prison. they say his death was from a heart attack. jaradat was arrested six days ago on suspicion of throwing stones and wednesday and israeli. his death has sparked thousands of palestinian prisoners on a 24 hour hunger strike. authorities say he had bruises and broken ribs and a bloodied nose. >> it is clear that jaradat was subjected to torture which led to his death. i give complete responsibility to israel. it is undeniable that the version of events from israel is made up. >> in my opinion, i blame the prison officers and the israeli prison services. it took them six days. they
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